China announces scholarships for senior water conservancy professionals


The Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Education, China have jointly implemented the “Chinese Government Scholarship on Senior Water Conservancy Professionals” to select government officials across the world responsible for water conservancy policy to pursue their master’s degree in China at Hohai University.

Under the Scholarships program, the government officials from management and river basin planning and governance, young experts in water engineering related fields from scientific research institutions and engineers of water conservancy enterprises would also be selected to pursue their master’s degree in China at Hohai University.

According to official sources from Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan, in that regard, the China’s Hohai University has announced May 25, 2022 (Wednesday) as deadline to apply for Master’s Program of senior water conservancy.

The University informed that more than 100 candidates from Belt and Road countries have learned advanced experience and technologies in China’s water resources management, water conservancy project construction, and other fields, and have participated in extensive cultural exchange activities.

In 2022, the Program will provide 20 scholarships dedicated to the applicants from the member states of UNESCO Intergovernmental Hydrological Program (IHP), especially those from the Belt and Road countries, African countries, and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education, the Hohai University has upgraded itself with good momentum of development in hydraulic engineering and water resources as its main focus, education of engineering subjects as its first priority, and coordinated development of a wide array of disciplines.

The University is a state key university under the “Double First-Rate” discipline plan, with national level innovation platforms as well as the graduate school. Over the past 100 years, HHU has contributed greatly to

the nation’s rejuvenation in the course of water governance and enjoyed a high reputation as China’s cradle of hydropower innovators and entrepreneurs and a hub of water science and technology innovation.

It is located in the Yangtze River Delta region, one of China’s most economically active, open and innovative regions and currently comprises 3 campuses in Jiangsu Province (Xikang Road Campus and Jiangning Campus in Nanjing and Changzhou Campus in Changzhou).


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